Costo de Vida en Arica
Cost of Living in Arica
Prices in Chilean Pesos CLP$, to convert into US Dollars click here
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Nombre (español) Name (english) Unit Price CLP$
Lomo liso Strip loin kg 5,689
Filete Filet kg 7,089
Asado de tira   kg 3,790
Costilla Cow´s rib kg 2,640
Carne molida Chopped beef kg 1,690
Chuletas de cerdo Pork chop kg 2,299
Costillar de cerdo Pork ribs kg 3,389
Trutro entero Entire chicken leg kg 1,890
Jamón Acaramelado Caramelized ham 250 grs 1,575
Aceitunas olives kg 475
Salami Salami 100 grs 699
Pollo entero Entire chicken kg 1,690
Chuletas sin hueso Boneless chop kg 2,299
Papas fritas Lay Lays potato chips 250 grs 1,069
Harina Flower kg 529
Azucar Sugar kg 350
Postre helado San Francisco Ice cream dessert lt 2,150
Cassata Bresler Regular ice cream lt 1,299
Hamburgesas 55 gr Burger meat 55 grs 150
Lasagna a la bolognesa   6 portions 3,390
Cereal con chocolate Chocolate corn flakes  250 grs 1,349
Choclo congelado Frozen corn 500 grs 800
12 hamburguesas congelds+pan 12 pcs burger+bread   5,280
Merluza entera  Entire hacke kg 2,689
Cholgas Big mussels kg 1,289
Albacora Sword Fish kg 5,000
Reineta   kg 2,000
Cola de Zorro Shark kg 3,000
Jurel Southern jack mackerel kg 1,300
Trutro pavo Turkey leg kg 1,889
Salchichas Sausages 20 pcs 1,529
Coca Cola   1.5 lt 849
Pepsi   3 lt 960
Pack 6 latas cristal 6 cans of beer "Cristal" 6 un 1,839
Vino 120 Wine 1.5 liters 1,490
Vino Exportación Wine 1.5 liters 1,690
Vino Carmen Pinot Noir Wine 750 cc 5,399
Vino Pinot Undurraga Wine 750 cc 1,640
Vino Carmen Chardonnay Wine 750 cc 3,490
Vino Santa Rita Medalla Real Wine 750 cc 4,190
Vino Gran Tarapacá Wine 750 cc 3,190
12 unids pan frances 12 pcs bread 12 units 1,140
Tomates Tomatoes kg 350
Cebolla Onion   300
Zanahorias Carrots   380
Papas  Potatoes   400
Porotos verdes Green beams   800
Lechuga Lettucce   400
Palta Avocado   1,450
Choclos Corn 5 pcs 500
Zapallo italiano Zuchinni   380
Espinacas Spinach   400
Porotos Beans   1,600
Lentejas     800
Garbanzo     1,800
Fideos Spagettis   450
Aceite regular Regular oil   1,100
Arroz Rice   600
Manzana Apple   250
Platano Banana   300
Naranja Orange   600
Uva Grapes   600
Mango Mango   1,000
Pera Pear   350
Note:prices of vegetables may vary depending on season, by example tomatoes vary between CLP$ 100 tyo CLP$ 500 per kilo
Gastos típicos (typical expenses) Mínimo Máximo
Arriendo de una pieza, mensual (rent a room monthly) 25,000 150,000
Arriendo de casa, mensual (rent a home monthly) 50,000 350,000 * May be more depending on luxury, location, etc
Almuerzo lugar económico (cheap lunch) 1,500 3,000
Automovil usado (used car) 600,000 4,000,000
Bus urbano (city nus) 350  
Casa 50m2 sector humilde (home humble area) 4,000,000 15,000,000
Casa 80m2 sector medio (home medium area) 20,000,000 40,000,000
Casa 200m2 sector alto (home luxury area) 45,000,000 150,000,000
Camisa adulto (shirt adult) 3,000 6,000
Cigarrillos paquete (cigarrtes pack 20) 700 1,600
Consumo mes agua potable (monthly water bill) 6,000 30,000
Consumo mes electricidad (monthy ligth bill) 10,000 40,000
Internet ADSL y teléfono (monthly bill) Tvcable 35,000 55,000
Corte de pelo (haircut) 2,500 5,000
Colectivo (taxi compartido, shared taxi) 450  
Cerveza 1 litro (beer 1 lt) 750 2,000
Diario "La Estrella de Arica" (local newspaper) 350  
Sueldo mucama (maid/nanny monthly) 200,000 250,000
Empanada 600 700
Discotheque entrada (entrance to disco) 5,000 7,000
Gasolina litro (gasoline liter) 550 600
Hostal económico por persona (cheap hostel, 1 person) 4,000 6,000
Hotel 2-3 estrellas por persona 12,000 20,000
Hotel lujo por persona 35,000 50,000
Jeans adulto 4,500 20,000
Lavado automóvil (car wash) 1,000 3,000
Mecánico rep simple (mechanic simple repair) 7,000 20,000
Moto usada (used motorcycle) 280,000 800,000
Scooter usada (used scooter) 100,000 150,000
Parka adulto 14,000 37,000
Polo shirt 2,500 19,000
Una persona sola puede vivir en Arica aproximadamente con One person alone may live in Arica with:
Nivel de vida $ mensual
Muy modestamente (very humble) 150,000
Modestamente (humble) 250,000
Regular (normal) 350,000
Desahogadamente (fair) 500,000
Bien (well) 650,000
Average Wages in Chile Month
Directors: 1,191,301
Professionals 765,703
Technicians 470,213
Admin staff 349,470
Qualified trades 272,164
Construction 207,851
Security & "Personal" Services 196,018
Unskilled workers 184,698
Retail 168,851
Source Banco Central de Chile 2005